Natakurinji Varnam | Ruchi Krishna | Bharatanatyam Performance | Indian Classical Dance | TIDE

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This varnam in Natakurinji Ragam is a popular Pada Varnam by Papanasam Sivan on Lord Shiva. The dancer here praises the almighty for his grandeur, compassion and magnificence. The one who showers all his blessings to his devotees; his name is like Amritam or the nectar the chanting of which gives one utmost solace and happiness. His dance is like an everglowing wonder.

svAmi nAn unran aDimai enru ulagamellAm ariyumE
tAmadam sheyyAdhu vandaruL mAdOr pangA bhUtEshA
A: nAmAmrta pAnamE en jIvanamE enru nambinEnE
naTanamADum sEvaDi darishanam enru kiDaikkum enavE EnginEnE

About Ruchi Krishna
Ruchi Krishna is a disciple of Natya Choodamani Nrithya Kala Bharathi Shri G Ratheesh Babu.
Ruchi krishna received her formal training in kuchipudi and bharatanatyam since 14 years. She has completed the diploma course in bharatanatyam from IKSVV, khairagarh, Chhatisgarh.
Ruchi Krishna has won awards like, Winner of 20th National youth festival under kuchipudi category held by the govt of india and is a recipient of the Nalanda Nritya Nipuna Award from Nalanda Dance Research Centre, Mumbai.
Ruchi Krishna has also performed at various international dance festivals in malaysia, bangkok, vietnam through iccr, in natarajothsava, organized by vcpa, mysore and popular dance festivals.


Bharatanatyam is one of the 8 classical dance forms of India. Originally from Tamil Nadu, it is now practiced throughout the world and is a popular genre in many Indian Dande Festivals. The Bharatanatyam dancer is accompanied with the Nattuvangam, Violin, Mridangam and the Flute along with the Vocal rendition during a Bharatanatyam performance. Originally performed mainly in temple dance, this Indian dance form has now spread across languages, genres, religion and boundaries.

A regular Bharatanatyam repertoire consists of an Alarippu, Jathiswaram, Sabdam, Varnam, Padam and a Thillana.

Bharatanatyam is an Important Dance Style and is performed in Indian dance festivals & Indian Cultural Events. Dance has always been an integral form of Indian Heritage, Culture & Tradition. Indian Classical Dance Forms have also found their way into the commercial Indian Film Industry. Dance music videos in various Indian are also inspired by Traditional Dance Forms & Classical Dance Styles.
Today, Bharatanatyam has also been integrated with Kollywood, Mohiniattam with Mollywood, Kuchipudi with Telugu Film Industry – Tollywood, Odissi with Ollywood, Kathak with Bollywood, Kannada & Malayalam Feature Films by the Respective Bollywood, Kollywood, Tollywood & Mollywood Industry.
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